In This Section
- Requirements for Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager
- Requirements for Veeam Cloud Connect Portal
- Requirements for Working with vCloud Director Machines
- Requirements for Search Server (legacy component)
It is recommended that you install the same product version on the Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager server and Veeam backup servers. If you use different versions of Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager and Veeam Backup & Replication, you may not be able to leverage all features in Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager.
CPU: x64 processor
Memory: 4 GB RAM (recommended minimum).
Hard disk space: 2 GB on the system disk (required to extract all components from the setup package during the product installation).
Network: 1Gbit/sec recommended due to backup performance considerations.
The 64-bit versions of the following operating systems are supported:
Local or remote installation of the following versions of Microsoft SQL Server are supported:
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 (included in the setup).
Microsoft Internet Information Services 7.0 or later: IIS 6 Metabase Compatibility and Windows Authentication components required for IIS 7.0, ASP.NET 4.5, .NET Extensibility 4.5 for IIS 8.0.
Note: If these components are not installed, they can be deployed automatically during the setup.
(optional) For IIS 8.5, the URL rewrite module is required if you plan to use Self-service portal for vCloud Director.
Microsoft Excel 2003 or later is required to view report data exported from Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager.
Veeam Agents (optional) if integrated with Veeam Backup & Replication v9.5 Update 2 (and later):
If you plan to restore Microsoft Exchange items from the Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager UI, you must install Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager on the domain member server from the Microsoft Active Directory forest in which Microsoft Exchange mailboxes are located.
This component is installed during Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager setup. It can be open on desktop computers and portable devices; supported browsers are listed in the table below.
Hardware and software
Refer to corresponding system requirements for Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager.
For desktop computers:
For portable devices (tablets): latest versions of Apple Safari for iOS and Google Chrome for Android.
If your backup infrastructure includes VMware vCloud Director, Enterprise Manager web UI can be used to manage vCloud Director organization machines, as described in the corresponding sections of this guide.
VMware vCloud Director
Supported versions are 9.1, 9.0, 8.20, 8.10, 8.0, 5.6, 5.5.
If your Enterprise Manager deployment uses IIS 8.5, then URL rewrite module is required to work with Veeam Self-service portal for vCloud Director.
This optional component is included in the installation package to provide backward compatibility with existing deployment. For a new deployment, there is no need to install this extra component, since all operations related to machine guest OS file system indexing and search will be performed by Veeam's proprietary built-in indexing engine. If you need, however, to install or repair Veeam Backup Search, see the requirements below.
Refer to corresponding Microsoft Search Server version system requirements.
Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the following operating systems:
All the latest service packs and security updates should be installed.
Microsoft Search Server 2010 (including Express edition)
Microsoft Search Server 2008 (including Express edition)